The perfect tense vs the pluperfect tense in Spanish
Two no fuss time saving worksheets with exercises in both tenses and then an exercise where students are supposed to choose which of the two tenses they should use. There are references to La Casa de Bernarda Alba and Ocho Apellidos Vascos.
Three essays on the topic of hypocrisy in Boule de Suif by Maupassant
Three different approaches to tackle that topic in essay form
¿Qué haces para estar en forma? Health topic Spanish GCSE
A step by step approach to give this question the best possible answer. Mostly refers to food and refers to equivalent chapter in the Edexcel Spanish textbook. Applies to all exam boards, though.
Exercises on the topic of la technologie
The exercises are based on a text about someone’s use of devices, social networks etc… This document has been checked by a French native speaker.
Places around town Spanish- En mi barrio: hay/ no hay tiene
Very easy listening/ reading exercise on places around town in Spanish suitable for Key Stage 3 for lower sets. Can be set as cover work or online work. Some adaptations would make it more challenging. Writing or translation exercises could also easily follow.
French - Buying clothes - acheter des vêtements KS3 sentence builder
This is a PowerPoint that includes asking for clothes and a few accessories using “the”/ “a” and “some”/ “this”, “that”, “these” and “those”. It also includes details about the clothes such as sleeveless or in a light or dark shade and in a certain material. It has practical tips about sizing in France, some gap-filling exercises, some translation exercises, a snake and ladder game and some reading and writing exercises. It is suitable to set for online learning
Basic French to start writing to students for correspondence suitable for Yr 7 and 8
Are you setting up a KS3 email/ video exchange with a school in France? This is a template to help you guide your students to do so. It has been checked by a native speaker. Feel free to adapt.
AS Speaking French
A number of questions and suggested answers on a range of AS topics - suits a variety of examination boards. This resource has been checked by a French native speaker for accuracy. It can be adapted as suits.
Use of the subjunctive in Spanish
This worksheet, as well as simply including the endings, also shows what happens to radical changing verbs and gives examples of set phrases you can include anywhere in the subjunctive.
The A Level Spanish speaking test
A PowerPoint with guidance to students as to how to tackle the stimulus card. Has references to AQA examples.
The Second World War - La deuxième guerre mondiale- L'occupation
A bunch of resources to teach the topic of the Second World War/ The occupation at A Level French. Makes references to the series Un Village français set in the 2nd World War. Has vocabulary activities. This resource has been checked by a native French speaker for accuracy.
Le collège- School- Saying when you have lessons, what you do between lessons
This resource is based on the Studio 1 chapter on school. It starts with a couple of sentence builders using “on” and “je” It revises the time in French and is adapted to the lesson times in my school but can obviously be changed. Includes some l’/ le/la/les gap fill exercise and some multiple choice exercise based on the sentence builder. Suitable for Year 7 or as a revision tool in Year 8.
La technologie - French sentence builder on uses of technology (teaches pour + infinitive)
A Powerpoint starting with a sentence builder, some listening exercises, some fill the gap exercises, supported writing and reading activities (the reading activities use characters from the film Intouchables but it is not necessary to have seen the film to do the tasks) This can also be used for online teaching.
la paga (pocket money) + hobbies and sports Spanish KS4
A simple sentence builder about these topics. Will save you time putting one together.
The Spanish subjunctive
A list of common irregular verbs and radical changing verbs, plus 18 phrases that can be included in ANY context in written and oral work.
English as a Foreign Language C1 Level- Personality "Who are you really?" Questions on a TED talk
Some discussion questions re personality. Less boring than the usual "describe yourself"
A learning mat for those who have just begun English as a Foreign Language
This can be used as a place mat or a poster in class or an individual worksheet or a PowerPoint which can be adapted to suit needs.
Dominoes for Italian learners of English (beginners) based on 28 infinitive verbs
Pupils are divided into groups of up to four students. They play dominoes matching the English verb with its Italian meaning. For beginners. Can also be used for more intermediate learners to test them on different tenses.
A first English lesson for Italian learners of EFL
This presentation can be adapted and shows students that they already know more than they think. It begins with some familiar vocabulary, placed in context and ends with teaching students how to go through a first encounter with someone
Maupassant package- As per Edexcel French A/S and A Level specification
These resources are about Boule de Suif, Un Duel, La mère Sauvage and Deux Amis. The intention as well as vocabulary building, looking at the style and subtext etc, was to show how some issues in 1870 are still very current. Page numbers refer to the 1982 Harrap edition of Boule de Suif et autres contes de la Guerre. All resources have been checked by a French native speaker for accuracy. All resources can be adapted to suit.